Beat The Heat And The High Energy Bills
North American Precis Syndicate
A few cool ideas about heating and cooling your home can help you save money and protect the planet. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Did you know that the average household spends $2,000 a year
on utility bills, with nearly half going to cooling and heating the home? The
U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program offers resources to help you save
energy, save money and protect the climate—all while beating the heat
Biggest bang for your buck—seal
and insulate: You could save up to $200 a year! Sealing air leaks around
your house and adding insulation can help make your home more comfortable and
Level up your energy savings with
your HVAC: Check your system’s air filters. A dirty air filter will
make the system work harder to keep you cool, wasting energy. They should be
inspected once a month during heavy-use periods.
Get smart about the thermostat that
is controlling your HVAC: A smart thermostat is Wi-Fi
enabled and can automatically adjust temperature settings for optimal
performance. Smart thermostats that earn the ENERGY STAR label are
independently certified, based on actual field data, to save energy.
Look for the ENERGY STAR: In
the market for a new room AC? On average, an ENERGY STAR certified room air
conditioner will cost less than $75 per year to run.
For more tips, visit www.energystar.gov/cooling.
“The average household spends
$2,000 a year on utility bills, with nearly half going to cooling and heating
the home. The U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program offers resources to help
you save energy, save money and protect the climate. http://bit.ly/2VHKrCb”
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